Agricultural College and Research Institute, Thanjavur
Agricultural College and Research Institute (AC & RI), Thanjavur is an agricultural college at Navalurkottapattu village Tiruchirappalli. It is constituent college of the Tamil Nadu Agriculture University established in 2014. It offers Undergraduate degree in agriculture at TNAU and is also prominent in research on salt affected soils. The institution is approved by ICAR, New Delhi.
It is located on Thiruchi Dindugal Highway Road at Navalur Kuttappattu near. It has research centre at Tiruchirappalli, Kumaraperumal Farm Science Centre – Soil Salinity Research Centre. It is located at a distance of 18 km from Thanjavur with an area of 110 acres. The College started functioning at Eacgangkottai, Orathanad Block, Thanjavur district.
The University offered multidisciplinary facilities for the students in its various campuses. The lecture halls are provided with public address system and LCD projection highly qualified and experienced faculty members, well-organized central library, etc. The university also offers the extra-curricular activities for the development of the student’s inner qualities.
The Agricultural College and Research Institute (AC & RI), Thanjavur offers many courses in various disciplines. The university offers different courses in its campuses. The university offers Bachelor of agriculture of four years duration course.
The departments in University College are:
- Department of agronomy
- Department of soil science and agricultural chemistry
- Department of plant breeding and genetics
- Department of plant protection
The institution established a training and placement cell for the students. It also provides exposure visits to fields enable the students to acquire hands on experience and update their knowledge in the subject areas. Institutional study tour within Tamil Nadu and All India Tour exposure students to the current state of affairs of agriculture and allied activities across the country are offered by the university.